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Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Fortune Capital leads $14M series A in Shanghai-based VR headset maker Shadow Creator to expand internationally   —  Fortune Capital has led a reported RMB100 million (US$14 million) series A round in Shadow Creator, a Shanghai-based visual reality headset device developer.
Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Volkswagen invests $180M in Chinese AI startup Mobvoi's Series D, to create a 50:50 joint venture with a voice operated rear-view mirror as an initial product   —  In a further sign of China's technological advancement, Volkswagen Group China, a subsidiary of German automotive giant Volkswagen Group …
Apr 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Sources: Chinese personalized news recommendation app Toutiao raises $1B Series D led by Sequoia and CCB International at over a $12B valuation   —  Sequoia Capital and CCB International, an investment unit of China Construction Bank Co., have led a series D investment of around US$1 billion …
Apr 7, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
As US tech firms spend billions to get into India, Chinese tech giants bolster Indian competitors with investments and expertise   —  While American tech companies look to boost local subsidiaries, Chinese firms pour money into startups  —  As the U.S.'s top tech brands ramp up operations in India …
Mar 31, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Hugo Barra played a key role in Xiaomi's India expansion, a business that now accounts for $1B/year revenue, but other global efforts he oversaw largely stalled   —  Barra departs Beijing smartphone maker to lead Facebook VR  —  Xiaomi struggled with global expansion, competition at home
Jan 30, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Hugo Barra to lead all of Facebook's virtual reality efforts including Oculus team   —  I'm excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team.  Hugo's in China right now, so here we are together in VR.  It seems fitting.
Jan 25, 2017, 11:13 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook has quietly built a tool to enable monitoring and suppression of posts based on location, to get back into China; Zuckerberg defended effort   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China's leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
Nov 22, 2016, 6:00 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Google, Facebook, Pacific Light Cable Network partner to lay undersea cable between LA and Hong Kong which will transfer data at 120 terabits/sec, open in 2018   —  Google said today that it's working with Facebook and China Soft Power Technology Holdings subsidiary Pacific Light Data Communication …
Oct 12, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg mocked for “trying too hard” on Chinese social media after hazardous “smog jog” through Tiananmen Square without a face mask   —  With ‘Smog Jog’ Through Beijing, Zuckerberg Stirs Debate on Air Pollution  —  A morning run can be the perfect way to overcome jet lag …
Mar 18, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context

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